University of Essex
Multilevel Governance in Europe
The course gives students the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the study of European politics and social scientific research; it is designed for good graduates in politics, economics, law, sociology, European studies or related disciplines.
Our applicants should have a 1st, 2.1 or high 2.2 degree (or equivalent) in a relevant social science like politics, international relations, economics, political economy or sociology. Degrees from other subjects may be considered where there is evidence of some mathematical training, statistical background and relevant work experience, although you will be required to submit a personal statement with your application form. If English is not your 1st language, then we require IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.
Core modules: Comparative European politics; theory and explanation in political science; advanced research methods; political explanation; dissertation. Optional modules include: Advanced research methods; comparative European politics; conflict resolution; contemporary theories of justice; ideology and political discourse; international environmental politics; international security studies; political economy; political explanation; political parties in Britain and Europe; political theory; public opinion and political behaviour; research design; research seminar in political theory and methods; survey measurement and question design; theories of international relations; theory and explanation in political science.
Written coursework, assignments, end of term tests and an exam at the end of the year. Your grade for each module is calculated with a 50 per cent weighting for both coursework and exam.
Research councils and some University of Essex studentships available.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 7,725 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 14,950 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 13,500 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,500 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,750 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 6,750 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Colchester Campus||Colchester||CO4 3SQ||South East|
Graduate Administrator, Department of Government